Behind the Throne
"[...] Friends of her Excellency. Her Excellency Signora Morini was an Englishwoman, and for that reason the Minister rented Orton Court, that picturesque old Queen Anne house in Leicestershire, where, with their daughter Mary, they each year spent August and September, the two blazing months of the Italian summer. Standing back amid wide level lawns, high box-hedges, quaint old flower-gardens, and spreading cedars, about four miles out of Rugby on the Leicester road, it dominated a wide stretch of rich, undulating pastures of bright fresh[...]."
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.68mm | 362.87g
- 09 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations